Howdy, my name is Dakota. I'm a heeler/shepherd mix girl and am approximately a year old. I lived on a farm with several other dogs in New Mexico. Our family surrendered us to the shelter after one of my siblings hurt a cow. I was very terrified of humans when I first got to Colorado and didn't want to come out of my crate at all. But now I'm slowly learning and once I warm up I'm just the perfect compact little snuggle bug! I'm housebroken, crate/trained and good on leash, although I do best with another pup who can give me courage. I still startle at strange or loud noises, but I just hadn't really had any socialization before I came here. I'm looking for a forever family that's patient and kind and wants to see how silly I am once I come out of my shell. If you would like to meet me, apply online at www.outpaws.org/adopt
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